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Bewes, Rodney

Overview
Works: 25 works in 49 publications in 1 language and 497 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fiction  Biography  Film adaptations  History  Musical films  Children's films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Rodney Bewes
 
Most widely held works by Rodney Bewes
Billy Liar by John Schlesinger( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Fisher, whose constant daydreams and truth-deficient stories earn him the nickname of "Billy Liar," dreams of escape from an unsympathetic, resolutely working-class family, a pair of demanding fiancees, and an insecure dead-end job at an undertakers
The autobiography of Rodney Bewes by Rodney Bewes( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By turns funny, charming and sad, this is the story of Rodney Bewes' working-class childhood, fame, and troubled relationship with James Bolam, his co-star in the Likely Lads, and his many celebrity stories
Alice's adventures in Wonderland( Visual )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewis Carroll's beloved story comes alive as Alice follows the frantic White Rabbit through the topsy-turvy world of Wonderland
Saint Jack( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays a small-time pimp with big dreams working with the pleasure palaces of late-night Singapore. It is his dream that keeps Jack Flower going and drives him into the maintstream of political corruption and intrigue
A likely story by Rodney Bewes( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A likely story : the autobiography of Rodney Bewes by Rodney Bewes( Recording )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By turns funny, charming and sad, this is the story of Rodney Bewes' working-class childhood, fame, and troubled relationship with James Bolam, his co-star in the Likely Lads, and his many celebrity stories
The good companions by J. B Priestley( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a group of lost souls as they gravitate towards a concert troupe on the verge of disbanding
Golden years of british comedy : the swinging sixties( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Golden moments of comedy featuring some of the legendary performers of the decade
Whatever happened to the likely lads( Visual )

3 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been over five years since Terry Collier left his mate Bob and joined the army. Now returning to civvy street, he finds the country has undergone a sexual revolution, his beloved Newcastle is unrecognisable and worst of all - Bob has an office job, plays badminton and is engaged to prim librarian, Thelma
Whatever happened to the likely lads? : Series 2( Visual )

3 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob, now married to Thelma is dedicated to married life, the nine-to-five and the new semi-build and, it seems, has finally left Terry behind. After all what has he got in common with a work-shy, mayhem-making loudmouth - except the past?
Billy Liar by Keith Waterhouse( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For William 'Billy' Fisher, an energetic imagination makes life tolerable, but well-nigh intolerable for all around him. He lies his way into and out of every situation, making any promise to get him out of trouble, thereby creating ever more tortuous entanglements to be wriggled out of in the future. Billy dreams of escaping the dull drudgery of his life at home with his parents and grandmother in the monotony of his stifling Yorkshire hometown
Don't be a Charlie!( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a humorous story that encourages safety awareness in the home by pointing out hazards and demonstrating safety rules
A likely tale : my autobiography by Rodney Bewes( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whatever happened to the likely lads?: The very best of( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pick of the best episodes from the follow-up to the earlier 'The Likely Lads', where Terry Collier (James Bolam) has returned from the army to find his northern home town and its inhabitants changed beyond recognition. Out of contact during the intervening years, his best friend Bob Ferris (Rodney Bewes) has settled into a respectable job and is engaged to his boss's daughter
Cornish landscapes by Peter Brook( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The likely lads collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The very best of Whatever happened to the Likely Lads( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A prize of arms( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A gang of criminals plan to dress as military policeman and steal a payroll intended for soldiers in the Middle East
The golden years of TV comedy 1971( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The likely lads: Bob gets himself a moped. Frankie Howerd: Frankie Howerd visits a lonely hearts agency. Steptoe and son: Harold joins his father on a 50th anniversary trip to the battlefields of the First World War
The likely lads: Series 1-3 - surviving episodes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

All three series of the classic 1960s British sitcom, about northern lads Bob (Rodney Bewes) and Terry (James Bolam) as Bob tries to better his life, while Terry is content to live it to the full, pursuing the ladies, or supporting the local team. Episodes from series one are: 'Entente Cordiale'; 'Double Date'; 'Older Women Are More Experienced'; 'The Other Side of the Fence'; 'Chance of a Lifetime'; and 'The Suitor'. Episodes from series two are: 'Baby, It's Cold Outside'; 'A Star Is Born'; 'Talk of the Town'; 'The Last of the Big Spenders'; 'Faraway Places'; and 'Where Have All the Flowers Gone?'. Episodes from series three are: 'Outward Bound'; 'Friends and Neighbours'; 'Rocker'; 'Brief Encounter'; 'The Razor's Edge'; 'Anchors Aweigh'; 'Love and Marriage'; and 'Goodbye to All That'
 
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Billy Liar
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English (44)

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